New River Innovation has enhanced its Beyond415 Guidance product, a Web-based research center for resolving issues after tax filing, with key features including searchable guidance covering individual, business, and payroll areas of IRS practice and procedure.
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The latest enhancements allow users to add their own documents, notes and links to any IRS issue, tag the content to appear in search results and optionally share the content across their firm. Users can now also download and customize Microsoft Office versions of Beyond415’s response documents.
The product tells practitioners what to expect from the IRS—based in part on more than 40,000 pages of IRS procedural documentation. The Beyond415 product team then examines internal training documents, manuals, procedural guidelines and compliance efforts disclosed by the IRS and incorporates that information into the system's practical guidance.
“We knew that it was important for our users to be able to add custom information to the system,” said New River co-founder Jim Buttonow. “Over the years, many practitioners have collected their own IRS guidance. With this release, practitioners can leverage the information they’ve compiled, in combination with the comprehensive guidance offered in Beyond415, to efficiently research and address their clients’ IRS issues.”
Beyond415 is offered through providers such as ADP, CCH, Drake Software, the National Association of Tax Professionals and Sage North America, as well as directly at www.Beyond415.com.